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Special Edition on Infrastructure 2018

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WWW.LEXPERT.CA | 2018 | LEXPERT 35 Scott, T.E. (Ted) McMillan LLP (416) 865-7183 ted.scott@mcmillan.ca Mr. Scott is a senior corporate partner who carries on an active business law practice with an emphasis on mergers & acquisitions, private equity, joint ventures and strategic alliances. He has broad experience assisting clients in the negotiation, establishment and operation of joint ventures in the infra- structure space. Schyven, Melissa Stikeman Elliott LLP (416) 869-5232 mschyven@stikeman.com Ms. Schyven is a partner in the Real Estate, Energy-Power and Banking & Finance Groups. Her practice focuses on commercial real estate as well as a variety of banking transactions with an emphasis on project and acquisi- tion finance. She also acts for developers and lenders with respect to power generation matters including renewable energy. Sandrin, Larry R. Bennett Jones LLP (604) 891-5142 sandrinl@bennettjones.com Mr. Sandrin's practice includes real estate components of, and major gov- ernmental approval processes in, PPP infrastructure projects. These have included several of British Columbia's most prominent transportation, healthcare, educational, utility and community recreational projects. Sanderson, Laurie J. Gowling WLG (613) 786-0169 laurie.sanderson@gowlingwlg.com Ms. Sanderson is a recognized expert and trusted advisor on issues unique to commercial leasing. She takes a practical results-oriented approach to all matters. Her clients can count on a level of service that is matched only by her expertise. Sallée, Clémentine Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP (514) 982-4077 clementine.sallee@blakes.com Ms. Sallée practises in the area of infrastructure, project finance, construc- tion and procurement law. She advises on the development and preparation of tenders, drafting and negotiation of partnership and other commercial agreements on infrastructure projects and clean energy ventures; and on the administration of the design, construction and/or operational phases of such projects. Sadikman, Jacob Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP (416) 862-4931 jsadikman@osler.com Mr. Sadikman's practice focuses on commercial aspects of the electricity sector, specializing in renewable energy. He advises clients on power genera- tion projects and related assets across multiple technologies and on other electricity infrastructure across Canada. He also maintains a specialty advising on regulatory aspects of commodities and derivatives trading and marketplace matters. LEXPERT-RANKED LAWYERS by a team of in-house counsel including Charles Côté, Jérôme Paradis, Cathy Bédard, Marie-Mi- chèle Desrochers, François Girard, Jean-François Lord, Lise Proulx and Kathleen Laroche, com- pleted by Julie Gagnon of Société québécoise des infrastructures. e team was assisted by Stein Monast L.L.P., with a team comprised of Michel Demers and Vin- cent Girard. e Autorité régionale de transport métropoli- tain (ARTM) was represented by Nicolas Leblanc of Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP. ARTM oversees metropolitan public transit and is respon- sible for integrating the REM within the Great Montréal Area's transit network. e agreement governing this integration includes the payment mechanism for the transport services provided by the REM and the provisions governing the pub- lic transit services transporting commuter to and from the REM stations. Fasken advised ARTM with respect to the inte- gration agreement, the purchase of certain ancil- lary assets, as well as certain financial contribu- tions to the REM project by ARTM, including the remittance of proceeds of a public transit royalty to finance a portion of the REM. NEW TORONTO COURTHOUSE PROJECT On February 22, 2018, Infrastructure Ontario, reached financial close with EllisDon Infrastruc- ture NTC General Partnership to design, build, finance and maintain the New Toronto Court- house Project. e New Toronto Courthouse will bring together many of Toronto's Ontario Court of Jus- tice criminal courts. It will include: a barrier free environment, video conferencing, closed-circuit television, courtroom video/audio systems, a single point of entry and the first learning centre in an Ontario courthouse. e courthouse will be designed and built to meet the Canada Green Building Council's Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) rating system, with a goal of achieving LEED Silver certification. e New Toronto Courthouse project is being delivered using an Alternative Financing and Pro- curement model. e contract is valued at approximately $956.4 million, which reflects the payments made during construction, the substantial completion payment, and the monthly service payments before inflation adjustments. is figure doesn't reflect total pro- ject cost. EllisDon Infrastructure NTC General Partner- ship's team members included EllisDon Capital Inc. as equity investor, EllisDon Design Build Inc. as construction contractor and NTC Service Pro-

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